Much have been heard and known about famous astronauts like Yuri Gagarin, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Sally Ride and many more.
In this article, we will be providing a brief summary about the remaining Apollo Missions (13, 14, 15, 16 and 17).
The next in series was the Apollo 12 which was the second lunar landing mission, had several objectives for the crew to accomplish
Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon. Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin formed the American crew that landed the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle
The purpose of Apollo 10 mission was to confirm all aspects of the lunar landing mission exactly as it would be performed, except for the actual landing.
Apollo 9 was an Earth-orbiting mission that tested out the Apollo lunar module for the first time.
The Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC) is a digital computer produced for the Apollo program that was installed on board each Apollo command module (CM) and Apollo Lunar Module (LM).
While Apollo 11, landed the man on moon and got all the glory, it was Apollo 8 that had cleared the path of most of the obstacles and shown that it was ‘possible’.
The Apollo program was the third United States human spaceflight program carried out by the NASA, which accomplished landing the first humans on the Moon from 1969 to 1972.